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Trimble Navigation, Ltd.

936 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale, CA, 94088, USA

  • 408-481-8000

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Lea Ann McNabb
Phone: 408-481-7808
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Trimble Navigation, Ltd.

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RFID Reader targets systems integrators and OEMs.

May 5, 2016

Built around ThingMagic Micro reader module, ThingMagic® Sargas reads more than 750 tags/second at distances over 30 ft when configured with appropriate antennas. Unit is housed in low-profile enclosure with Ethernet, GPIO, USB, HDMI interface, and 2 antenna ports. Equipped with onboard processor, memory, and removable flash storage, networked reader is suited for enterprise applications ranging from retail and warehouse inventory to cold chain food management and healthcare. Read More

sensors, monitors & transducers, test & measuring instruments

Wireless Displays allow real-time crane sensor monitoring.

April 4, 2016

Offering wireless communication range of 4,260 ft (line of sight), MBR Series enables wireless monitoring of load, wind speed, wind gust, A2B, boom angle, trim angle, list angle, rope payout, rope speed, and/or pressure sensors. Models include handheld, battery-powered (4 AA) MBR100 and cab-mounted, vehicle-powered (9–30 V) MBR105. While both models can simultaneously monitor one analog and one digital sensor, MBR100 simplifies sensor ID programming and load taring. Read More

computer hardware & peripherals, electrical equipment & systems, machinery & machining tools

Rugged Wi-Fi Client improves port/harbor wireless communications.

March 31, 2016

Connecting to vehicle via weatherproof Ethernet connection, Enterprise Client for Outdoor Networks (eCone) FCI-2700 enables reliable container tracking to improve truck turn times and port productivity. IP67 product supports IEEE 802.11ac in 5 GHz band in addition to such legacy standards as 802.11a/b/g/n and 2.4 GHz and can also provide on-vehicle wireless connectivity for multiple IP-enabled devices. Four internal antennas support 2x2 MIMO functionality, and embedded GPS module is standard. Read More

communication systems & equipment

Multi-GNSS Timing Antenna provides path to BeiDou and Galileo.

February 29, 2016

Used to add GNSS reference to applications, Acutime&trade; 360 smart antenna consists of integrated, multi-GNSS receiver that provides pulse-per-second output synchronized to UTC within 15 nsec (one sigma). IP67-rated solution, which requires <1 W to operate and weighs <6 oz, is built using 360&trade; technology platform for multi-GNSS systems, which includes support for GPS, GLONASS, and BeiDou and is Galileo-ready. Respectively, tracking and acquisition sensitivity ratings are -160 dBm and -148 dBm. Read More

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USB UHF RFID Reader supports EPC Global Gen2 tags.

February 19, 2016

Based on Micro LTE UHF RFID module, ThingMagic® USB Pro RFID Reader lets solution developers support applications that require desktop reading and writing of EPC Global Gen2 tags. Unit is controlled and powered by host PC or laptop via USB interface and supports autonomous operation. In addition to supporting effective data writing to high-memory tags, RAIN&trade;-compatible unit can read small form factor tags. Read range is adjustable up to 20 ft. Read More

controls & controllers

Machine Control System supports wheel loaders.

February 16, 2016

Featuring 3D configuration for wheel loaders, Trimble® GCS900 Grade Control System v12.81 allows operators to precisely control amount of material being graded, maximize fine grading accuracy, and minimize potential for undercutting surface during material placement/removal. Using wheel loader equipped with GCS900, contractors can track material weight with Trimble LOADRITE® weighing system. Material placement and grade can be monitored by adding VisionLink® Project Monitoring subscription. Read More

agricultural and farming products, controls & controllers

Irrigation System Controller helps farmers optimize water use.

February 12, 2016

Allowing farmers to apply consistent amount of water on area covered by center-pivot corner arm, Irrigate-IQ&trade; uniform corner prevents over- and under-watering through uniform application. Algorithms enable consistent water application regardless of position of corner arm. To minimize risk of application overlaps or gaps, solution controls each individual nozzle based on desired application depth and position of corner arm. Product works with multiple brands of corner arm equipment.<br /> Read More

architectural and civil engineering products, electrical equipment & systems, services

Telematics System supports ready mix concrete operations.

February 5, 2016

Offered as extension of TrimFleet Mobile software suite that is wirelessly connected to Trimble TVG850 telematics device, Trimble® TrimFleet&trade; Mobile Connect provides auto-status technology throughout ready mix delivery cycle. Drivers can access CoPilot® Truck&trade; navigation, text and voice communications, driver ID, and delivery information on Android display. Leveraging TVG850, TrimFleet Mobile Connect can offer reliable status and communications via device&#39;s WiFi and cellular capabilities. Read More


Rugged Tablet Computer transports user's office to field.

December 22, 2015

Based on 1.46 GHz Intel® Atom&trade; dual-core processor, Kenai&trade; features 10.1 in. capacitive multi-touchscreen, up to 8 GB memory, and solid state drive up to 256 GB. Battery is hot-swappable to provide hours of uninterrupted run-time. Expandable via 2 USB 2.0 slots, IP65-rated tablet includes Wi-Fi connectivity, Bluetooth®, and 8 MP camera for video and photos. For security, Kenai provides built-in, certified Trusted Processing Module encryption module. Read More

agricultural and farming products, controls & controllers

Remote Irrigation Controller enables creation of no spray areas.

November 23, 2015

Irrigate-IQ&trade; optimal flow lets growers with standard irrigation pump equipment (without variable frequency drive pump) incorporate no spray areas within their irrigation plan to concentrate irrigation efforts in highest-producing field portions. Standard pump equipment is utilized to keep water pressure regulated across entire pivot, even when operating in no spray areas, and system allows pivot to operate within defined pressure range even as water table reduces throughout growing season. Read More


3D Modeling Software enables anytime/anywhere BIM collaboration.

November 23, 2015

SketchUp 2016 delivers features &ndash; modeling tools, streamlined reporting, and tight integration with 3D Warehouse &ndash; that drive efficiency and simplify workflow for architects, engineers, design, and construction professionals. Integrated directly into SketchUp Pro, Trimble Connect cloud-based collaboration platform lets teams to access, analyze, manage, and share project data from cloud from anywhere and at any time across entire design, build, and operate (DBO) lifecycle. Read More

agricultural and farming products, display & presentation equipment

Android(TM)-Based Display supports precision agriculture.

November 10, 2015

Offering wireless connectivity, Trimble® TMX-2050 Display allows farmers to view ongoing field activities, real-time commodity prices, real-time weather conditions to guide irrigation and field deployment decisions, and other valuable task information in Connected Farm&trade; dashboard. Third-party apps offer diagnostic tools to identify and address implement error codes, fertilizer calibration charts for spreaders, identification of nutrient deficiencies, and planter adjustment recommendations. Read More

material handling & storage

Asset Tracking System delivers map-based real-time information.

October 19, 2015

<p> From one portal, Trimble® Asset Tracking offers field service organizations complete, real-time visibility into location and utilization of portable assets. Functionality can also help determine how assets should be best deployed to optimize productivity and ROI. Along with map view of location and status of assets, features include real-time alerts, utilization reports for individual or group of assets from across multiple locations, and battery with 3-year/charge rating.</p> Read More


Structural Design Software automates building analysis.

October 9, 2015

With Tekla® Structural Designer, engineers can analyze and design steel and concrete buildings by combining analysis and design into single, seamless process. Program offers expanded beam design options as well as expanded seismic analysis and design features that automate accidental torsional effects and required seismic design combinations. Other time saving features include automation of tedious and complex tasks such as wind loading calculations, floor vibration checks, and floor loading. Read More

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AEI Reader tracks rail cars and cargo inventory.

October 8, 2015

Featuring integrated UHF RFID capability, Trimble® Juno® T41 R-AEI reads both rail-industry specific Automatic Equipment Identification tags and Electronic Product Code tags used worldwide. Mobile workers can stand up to 8 ft away to read AEI tag and more than 12 ft to read EPC tags, allowing safety requirements to be met. Equipped with 4.3 in. sunlight-readable display and 32 GB flash memory, IP68-rated handheld reader includes GSM/CDMA, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth® technology. Read More

communication systems & equipment, electrical equipment & systems

GNSS Receiver supports data collection with mobile devices.

September 23, 2015

When paired with mobile device using Bluetooth® or USB connectivity, R2 GNSS Receiver adds GNSS capabilities to enable high-accuracy data collection in surveying applications. Multi-constellation receiver achieves sub-meter to centimeter positioning and supports GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou, and QZSS satellite signals as well as Satellite Based Augmentation Systems. With 1-button operation and field swappable battery, receiver can be pole or vehicle mounted or carried on backpack. Read More


Software Suite improves survey, CAD, and GIS workflows.

September 21, 2015

Promoting efficacy when working with GIS databases, Trimble Business Center v3.60 provides editing and QC options for surveyors and GIS professionals. CAD and drafting tools let CAD professionals create final project deliverables within Trimble Business Center. In addition to tools for generating precise and accurate data, software enables surveyors to post process individual GNSS constellations. In addition CAD package compatibility, software enables production of client deliverables. Read More

construction equipment & supplies, controls & controllers

3D Grade Control System works with Bobcat grader attachments.

September 11, 2015

Available for Bobcat all-wheel steer loaders, compact track loaders, and skid-steer loaders, Trimble® GCS900 accelerates work and increases efficacy for small contractors handling complex projects requiring digital designs and 3D machine control. Grade control system includes ability to wirelessly sync files to machine, track assets and site productivity, and receive remote support/training. Also, system works with digital 3D models prepared in Trimble&#39;s Business Center - HCE office software. Read More

construction equipment & supplies, controls & controllers, material handling & storage

Grade Control System operates on skid steer loaders.

September 9, 2015

Available for ATI&#39;s Level Best PD Series Grading Boxes on skid-steer loaders, Trimble® GCS900 Grade Control System enables small contractors to work quickly on complex projects that require 3D machine control and digital designs. Control is suitable for footpaths, parking lots, sidewalks, and other surfaces that require 3D constructable model. Since system is part of Trimble Connected Site® solutions, contractors can wirelessly sync files to machine, track assets, and receive remote support. Read More

agricultural and farming products, controls & controllers, retail & sales equipment

Farm Management Display offers wireless connectivity.

September 8, 2015

With wireless connectivity, TMX-2050&trade; v3.0 integrates with Connected Farm&trade; online management solution. Farmers can view ongoing field activities, real-time commodity prices, real-time weather conditions to guide irrigation and field deployment decisions, and other valuable task information in Connected Farm dashboard&mdash;without leaving machine cab. Users also have access to App Central marketplace on their display for browsing, downloading, and updating apps for precision farming needs. Read More

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